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Super Hot Pepper, Orange 7 Pot Primo

Super Hot Pepper, Orange 7 Pot Primo

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The Orange 7 Pot Primo is one of the hottest peppers in the world and one of the newest members of the 7 Pot Primo family. The size, shape, and taste of the Orange 7 Pot Primo are similar to that of both the Yellow & Red 7 Pot Primo Peppers.  m

Now look, in terms of hotness, the Orange 7 Pot Primo’s heat level is extremely hot and it has a sweet, fruity flavor. The pepper has thin wrinkly skin with small bumps on the outside. It starts off green and matures to orange.

The Orange 7 Pot Primo is slightly hotter than the Red 7 Pot, making It of the HOTTEST peppers In the world, but not quite as hot as the Carolina Reaper or Trinidad Scorpion.   
There are lots of different colored strains of 7 Pot peppers, including: the Red 7 Pot, Yellow 7 Pot, White 7 Pot, Chocolate 7 Pot, 7 Pot Brain Strain & 7 Pot Douglah.  The 7 Pot pepper is related to the Trinidad Scorpion pepper.  

Peppers require full sun and thrive in well-draining, fertile soil.  Mulching at the base of your plants will ensure good soil moisture and retain warmth below the surface all season.  Make sure your superhots have protection from any colder nights or days, as they really need a lot of heat to get a solid production.  

The Orange 7 Pot Primo averages about 1,000,000 - 1,200,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU) - For reference, the Carolina Reaper is about 1,641,000 SHU.  
Warning: Handling this pepper requires extreme caution. Wear hand, eye and breathing protection. 

  • Days to Harvest: 105
  • Companion Plants: Anise Hyssop, Basil, Cilantro, Chives, Parsley, Tomatoes
  • Open-Pollinated (OP), Capsicum Chinese 
  • Plant Spacing: 12 - 24" 

Photo Credit: Tyler Farms, The Hood Garden

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